Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Eve holding an Apple and the Vatican Apollo prints published by R. Ackermann


Eve holding an apple, published June 1 1819, at R.Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
The plate from the book is for sale on Ebay Click here to see it for sale on Ebay.

R. Ackermann was a publisher in the early 19th century. Google books has an example, R. Ackermann's Repository of fashions.

Another example is George Moutard Woodward (1760-1809), Grotesque Borders for Screens, Billiard Rooms, Dressing Rooms, &c., &c., Forming a Caricature Assemblage of Oddities, Whimsicalities & Extravaganzas!! which can be seen at theis blog Graphic Arts
Exhibitions, acquisitions, and other highlights from the Graphic Arts Collection, Princeton University Library
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Hand coloured prints from Ackermann’s Repository of Arts. The plate from the book is for sale on Ebay Click here to see them for sale on Ebay.


The print of the Vatican Apollo printed around 1819 is for sale on Ebay Click here to see it for sale on Ebay. A description of sculpture in the Vatican is at Google Books, The Vatican; The Ideal of Man Among the Ancients; The Meleager, the Apollo Belvedere, the Laocoon, and the Mercury; The Banks of the Tiber - A Traveler's Essay


A study of the figure in movement, Mowers by W. H. Pyne printed by Ackermann is also for sale on Ebay.  Click here to see it for sale on Ebay.

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